You should write a one page essay for each of the following 2 questions. Your essays should be double-spaced, 1-inch margins, 12-point font. If possible, print on both sides of one sheet of paper. If not, staple two pages together. Don’t use a cover page or any sort of binder or folder. The top of each page should include your name, the date, and your section number. You don’t need a title and don’t rewrite the question.
Read the linked essay: If Kant Were a New York Cyclist, and answer each question on one page (two pages total).
- Consider Kant’s categorical imperative. Would Kant agree with Cohen’s reasoning? Explain.
- Consider the principle of utility. Would a utilitarian agree with Cohen’s cycling habits? Explain.